Challenge to Change

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Cross-border

Hajj Ride, Would You Cycle To Saudi Arabia For Hajj?

While most Muslims are preparing to pay for their flights, eight men are riding their bikes to Mecca to perform Hajj.…
Palestine

The Palestinian Hunger Strike: Let’s Look at the Positive Side…

What happens to the body when it’s in a state of starvation?  First, the body starts to break down any…
Cross-border

Palestine Expo 2017- Biggest Palestine Event in Europe!

Want to notice the biggest and influential Palestinian Event in Europe? The Palestine Expo is the largest culturally immense, socially…
Cross-border

ProHijab: Nike is Empowering Muslim Athletes

The release of Nike’s “Pro-Hijab” has been the highlight of the year for every athletic female Muslim. The new product…
Palestine, Cross-border

A Race Through the Silicon Valley for the Recognition of Palestinian Villages

Marathons and races are often shaped to support a cause, and today’s race is no different. Today, Thursday October 13th,…
Egypt

Meet Eman Mourad: 1st Female Wheelchair Karate Player in the Middle East

You usually don’t go on hearing about wheelchair karate players everyday, but when you do hear about one it becomes your…
Egypt

Egyptian Men Enlisted to Help Fight Violence Against Women

The battle of the sexes has been prevalent since the beginning of time. In some countries, women have overcame the…
Lebanon

AUB Wins the 2016 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship

One can’t stress the importance of community engagement enough. Whether you’re an individual or an institution, you have an obligation…
Egypt

Egyptian Female Entrepreneur Meets President Barak Obama

Starting a business, let alone an international business, from scratch is never an easy thing to accomplish, but with determination…
Palestine

Al-Mada: Impacting Palestinian Lives with Musical Therapy

Many people know that music heals the soul. We all have those moments where we just need a good song…
Syria

Two Syrians Made It to JCI 2016 Winners List

For more than 100 years JCI, Junior Chamber International, has been honoring young people who are dedicated to creating change within…
Cross-border

Syrian Refugee Cooks in Paris’s Trendiest Resturants

Over the past 5 years, we have heard throughout the media inspirational stories of how Syrian refugees rebuild their lives in…
UAE

Dubai Builds Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant in the Middle East

With today’s consumerist lifestyle, almost all countries around the world suffer from waste management problems. While many countries are sweeping…
Lebanon

Book Swapping in Lebanon to encourage a Better Reading Culture

Even though reading solid paper books has been gradually abandoned with the rise in technology, there have been many attempts…
Cross-border

Mighty Labs Helps Bring MENA Entrepreneurs’ Ideas to Life

In the last few years, the phenomenal entrepreneurship space in the MENA region has attracted many world class investors. And…
Cross-border

16 Year-old Iranian-American Actress Speaks Up for Diversity

The inaccurate representations of minorities in today’s media has encouraged so many people to stand up for a change. Till…
Egypt

RiseUp Explore Kicks Off in Berlin with 8 Egyptian Startups

With the struggling economy of the MENA region, many entrepreneurs in the area wrestle their way to bring their ideas to…
Cross-border

Be 100 Ragel II: Alaa Wardi Sings for Women Empowerment

The Arab world has seen a rise in the demand for women’s rights. A new engaging and innovative animated cartoon…
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